land of milk and honey

Definition of land of milk and honey

:a place where there is plenty of food and money and life is very easy
  • Many immigrants thought that America was a land of milk and honey.

Word by Word Definitions

land play
  1. : the solid part of the surface of the earth

  2. : ground or soil of a specified situation, nature, or quality

  3. : the surface of the earth and all its natural resources

  1. : to set or put on shore from a ship : disembark

  2. : to set down after conveying

  3. : to cause to reach or come to rest in a particular place

milk play
  1. : a fluid secreted by the mammary glands of females for the nourishment of their young

  2. : milk from an animal and especially a cow used as food by people

  3. : a food product produced from seeds or fruit that resembles and is used similarly to cow's milk

  1. : to draw milk from the breasts or udder of

  2. : suckle

  3. : to draw (milk) from the breast or udder

  1. : giving milk

honey play
  1. : a sweet viscid material elaborated out of the nectar of flowers in the honey sac of various bees

  2. : a sweet fluid resembling honey that is collected or elaborated by various insects

  3. : a loved one : sweetheart, dear

  1. : to sweeten with or as if with honey

  2. : to speak ingratiatingly to : flatter

  3. : to use blandishments or cajolery

  1. : of, relating to, or resembling honey

  2. : much loved : dear


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